Andrew is a historian and writer.
Combining a graphic design career with being a Royal Auxiliary Air Force Reservist he has published books mainly on the RAF’s Maritime Air War in the Second World War.
He has presented – acted as lead researcher – for television programmes and series on the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Forces News.
He is currently finishing a new narrative account of the airlift in Berlin, Germany (‘The Lift – Building a Nation 1945 -1949’) due for publication in 2022. Also in the pipeline is a new account of the Maritime Air War campaign against Axis trade along the Norwegian coast (Mosquito 633), an account of the European Maritime Air War in the Second World War, then a story of the RAF’s maritime role between 1936 and 2019 and a biography on New Zealander Henry Hector Bolitho who served with Bloomsbury insider David ‘Bunny’ Garnett, then transferring to maritime command at Eastbury Park, Northwood in London.
He has also won Museums + Heritage Awards for his exhibition design work for ‘Legacy of Valour’ (2016), a community heritage project funded by HLF and local Punjabi community living in Berkshire, highlighting the contribution made by Sikhs and other Indian soldiers and airmen in the First World War. The second was ‘Pilots of the Caribbean’: Volunteers of African Heritage in the Royal Air Force (2015). Highlighting the RAF’s success in embracing integration and shows how the richly diverse nature of modern Britain owes much to the Black men and women who wore air force blue.
Andrew has also volunteered his time to RAF Wales (2020 – 2021) to research the biographies of 6o Welsh pilots that fought in the Battle of Britain in conjunction with the Air Historical Branch and other agencies.
Andrew is currently seeking a literary agent or agency.
If you wish to engage Andrew to speak or to talk to him about his research or books please contact him.